Bright sunbeams deck the joyful sky

Bright sunbeams deck the joyful sky

Author: John Chandler
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: John Chandler

John Chandler, one of the most successful translators of hymns, was born at Witley in Surrey, June 16, 1806. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, B.A. 1827, M.A. 1830. Ordained deacon in 1831 and priest in 1832, he succeeded his father as the patron and vicar of Whitley, in 1837. His first volume, entitled The Hymns of the Primitive Church, now first Collected, Translated and Arranged, 1837, contained 100 hymns, for the most part ancient, with a few additions from the Paris Breviary of 1736. Four years later, he republished this volume under the title of hymns of the Church, mostly primitive, collected, translated and arranged for public use, 1841. Other publications include a Life of William of Wykeham, 1842, and Horae s… Go to person page >

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First Line: Bright sunbeams deck the joyful sky
Author: John Chandler
Copyright: Public Domain



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Children's Hymn Book and Sodality Manual #d9

Hosanna of the Little Ones #d9

Popular Hymns for Youth #d16

Weihnaechtliches Gloria und Froehliches Alleluia #d9

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